Nelvana of the Northern Lights will rise again | Toronto Star

See on Scoop.itInuit Nunangat Stories

Canadian comic book heroine of the 1940s resurrected by Rachel Richey and Hope Nicholson through Kickstarter campaign

Northern_Clips‘s insight:

“…Dressed in a fur-trimmed minidress with knee-high boots and a cape, Nelvana of the Northern Lights was Canada’s first national superhero. Armed with the powers of the Northern Lights, the Inuit demigoddess made her debut in 1941’s Triumph Adventure Comics, defending people of the North from Axis powers and spies. She is also North America’s first female superhero, predating DC Comics’ Wonder Woman by nearly four months. …”

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